Archive - 2014
Caroline Colaprete, 95, a resident of Elk Haven for the past three years, formerly of Ridgway Road, Johnsonburg, and 224 Wild Goose Ln., St. Marys, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 22, 1918 in Lewiston, N.Y., daughter of Pietra Lilla and Frederick Luparelli Albion. On Oct. 17, 1942, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she married Philip Colaprete, who preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1995.
Anna Marie Carlson, 73, of 9362 Route 219, Brockport, died Sunday March 30, 2014 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born Nov. 23, 1940 in Bombertown, daughter of the late Steven and Catherine Watkovich Scanish. She was married on Nov. 26, 1958 to John Edward Carlson Sr., he survives.
Anna enjoyed knitting, bingo, baking and spending time with her grandchildren and family. Retired, she had been employed at Brockway Glass as an inspector.
Dr. Ian Redmount, a Ridgway native and graduate of Ridgway Area High School, recently authored a physics textbook titled "12 Problems in Physics." Redmount is currently a professor of physics at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Mo.
The textbook, which spans 12 chapters, is centered around applications and concepts necessary to solving classical physics problems.
Jean Burkett, 87, of 224 Harbridge Dr., Ridgway, died Monday morning, March 31, 2014 at 122 Reserve Rd. in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born March 27, 1927 in New Kensington, daughter of the late Harvey E. and Rebecca J. (Speer) Hartman. She married Robert L. Burkett on June 18, 1959, he preceded her in death in 1965. She had resided in Ridgway for the last 34 years and was a former New Kensington resident. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
FOX TWP. â Two Holstein steer cows perished Saturday night in a Fox Township fire that destroyed a barn.
Elk Company 3 (Fox Township Fire Department) and Elk Company 5 (Jay Township Fire Department) responded at 8:32 p.m. to 615 Byrnedale Rd. in Fox Township along with Fox Township Ambulance. The property is owned by 66-year-old Edward J. Benevich of Weedville.
âNow they were bringing even infants to Him that He might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, âLet the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.ââ - Luke 18:15-17
WILCOX â For one young couple living in Wilcox, months old wounds from every parentsâ worst nightmare may be beginning to heal.
Louis Paul âLouieâ Galluzzi Jr., 83, a Shawmut Road, Brockport resident died Friday, March 28, 2014 at his residence.
Born Nov. 16, 1930 in Brockway, he was the son of the late Louis and Mary Gregorio Galluzzi. He was married on April 7, 1956 to Bobbie Starr and she survives.
The Ridgway varsity wrestling team was honored with a banquet Saturday night at Aiello Cafe in Ridgway.
Sam Delhunty was presented with the Bruno Iorfido Memorial Most Valuable Wrestler Award. Delhunty was 21-10 this season and finished with a 37-32 career mark.
HARRISBURG â Pennsylvaniaâs annual Elk License Drawing will be held at the Elk County Visitorâs Center this summer, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).
The 2014 drawing will take place at the Elk County Visitorâs Center on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in conjunction with the Keystone Elk Country Alliance Elk Festival.
âI am very pleased that the Game Commission has followed my recommendation and decided that the Elk License Drawing will take place in Elk County this year,â Scarnati said.
ST. MARYS â As work on the state Route 255 project continues in the area between Vine Street and State Street, questions and rumors can be heard around town related to a number of issues, including the traffic signals at the Vine Street and Arch Street intersections.
With Vine Street currently closed due to the installation of water and sewer lines, one frequently discussed topic relates to why the traffic signal at that intersection continues to function instead of simply flashing yellow until the intersection with Vine Street reopens.